icon bookmark-bicon bookmarkicon cameraicon checkicon chevron downicon chevron lefticon chevron righticon chevron upicon closeicon v-compressicon downloadicon editicon v-expandicon fbicon fileicon filtericon flag ruicon full chevron downicon full chevron lefticon full chevron righticon full chevron upicon gpicon insicon mailicon moveicon-musicicon mutedicon nomutedicon okicon v-pauseicon v-playicon searchicon shareicon sign inicon sign upicon stepbackicon stepforicon swipe downicon tagicon tagsicon tgicon trashicon twicon vkicon yticon wticon fm

US Embassy in Jerusalem news

US Embassy in Jerusalem news
Follow RT for the latest news and stories on the US government and President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. On May 14, 2018, the Trump administration officially moved the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Read news and updates on this transformation and opening ceremony. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu considers Trump’s December 2017 declaration recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel to be “the right thing to do.” The opening coincides with the ongoing conflict at the Gaza border. Get the information and breaking news on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Most nations’ embassies remain in Tel Aviv, as most of the international community regards the move as a violation of international law. Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon said that if peace is to be achieved in the region, Jerusalem must be the capital of both Israel and Palestine. Read the news and updates on the negotiations within the UN and statements of politicians on the issue.